Logged
Out
Shopping Basket
 
Cat. No. CHAN 3060(5) Price: £31.5 No. of discs: 5
CD Logo
CHAN 3060 - Wagner: Twilight Of The Gods
Album Notes
Download Hi-Res Artwork
Download Booklet as a PDF
 
This product is also available as a download from
 

Audio Sample
spacer

CD available From: 21 June 2001

Opera - Twilight of the Gods

 Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
     
Twilight of the Gods 311:29
      Third Day of the Festival Play The Ring of the Nibelung
      Music drama in a prelude and three acts
      Poem by Richard Wagner
      English translation by Andrew Porter
     
      COMPACT DISC ONE
      Prelude
1 'What light shines down there?' 8:08
      Three Norns
2 'Wotan made holy laws and treaties' 2:25
      Second Norn
3 'That mighty hall the giants have raised' 4:47
      Three Norns
4 'Now the gods will seize the spear that was shattered' 4:35
      Three Norns
5 Dawn Music 7:32
      Orchestra
      'To deeds of glory'
      Brünnhilde, Siegfried
6 'Ah, but to prove you love me' 2:36
      Brünnhilde, Siegfried
7 'Love, I leave you alone' 2:48
      Siegfried, Brünnhilde
8 'So by your daring I am fired' 1:42
      Siegfried, Brünnhilde
9 'O heavenly rulers!' 1:42
      Brünnhilde, Siegfried
10 Siegfried's Rhine Journey 7:38
      Orchestra
     
      Act I
      Scene 1
11 'Now hear, Hagen' 2:37
      Gunther, Hagen
12 'What woman should I wed . . .?' 2:39
      Gunther, Hagen, Gutrune
13 'At Neidhöhle the Nibelung gold was guarded' 2:58
      Hagen, Gunther
14 'You mock me, wicked Hagen!' 3:31
      Gutrune, Hagen, Gunther
15 'Merrily seeking adventures and fame' 4:15
      Hagen, Gunther, Siegfried
     
      Scene 2
16 'Which is Gibich's son?' 2:27
      Siegfried, Gunther, Hagen
17 'I welcome you, my friend' 2:11
      Gunther, Siegfried, Hagen
18 'That treasure I quite forgot' 2:17
      Siegfried, Hagen, Gunther
19 'Welcome, O guest, to Gibich's house!' 4:41
      Gutrune, Siegfried, Gunther
      71:33
     
      COMPACT DISC TWO
1 'With your brother I promised to serve' 3:18
      Siegfried, Gunther
2 'I fear not the flames' 1:42
      Siegfried, Gunther
3 'Flourishing life's refreshing blood' 4:10
      Siegfried, Gunther, Hagen
4 'Now on our way!' 2:54
      Siegfried, Gunther, Gutrune, Hagen
5 'I sit here and wait' (Hagen's Watch) 8:42
      Hagen
     
      Scene 3
6 'Sounds I once knew so well' 6:29
      Brünnhilde, Waltraute
7 'You've come to me?' 4:55
      Brünnhilde, Waltraute
8 'Fear and dread I read in your features!' 1:29
      Brünnhilde, Waltraute
9 'Hear me with care, and I will tell you!' 4:26
      Waltraute
10 'He sits there, speaks no word' 6:46
      Waltraute
11 'These tales of evil fancies' 1:33
      Brünnhilde
12 'Upon your hand, the ring' 3:29
      Waltraute, Brünnhilde
13 'Go home to the sacred clan of the gods!' 2:22
      Brünnhilde, Waltraute
14 'Borne on the wind' 3:59
      Brünnhilde
15 'Brünnhild! Your husband comes' 3:31
      Siegfried, Brünnhilde
16 'The night draws on' 3:58
      Siegfried, Brünnhilde
17 'Now nothing can save me' 2:58
      Brünnhilde, Siegfried
      66:45
     
      COMPACT DISC THREE
      Act II
      Scene 1
1 Prelude 3:40
      Orchestra
2 'Sleep you, Hagen, my son?' 3:51
      Alberich, Hagen
3 'The might of the gods' 3:34
      Hagen, Alberich
4 'That ring shall be Hagen's' 4:29
      Hagen, Alberich
     
      Scene 2
5 'Hoiho! Hagen! Fast asleep?' 3:06
      Siegfried, Hagen, Gutrune
6 'Yet my Siegfried was with Brünnhild?' 1:25
      Gutrune, Siegfried
7 'I can see a sail in the distance' 1:05
      Hagen, Siegfried, Gutrune
     
      Scene 3
8 'Hoiho! Hoihohoho!' (Hagen summons the vassals) 2:56
      Hagen, Vassals
9 'Come to my call, and arm yourselves!' 3:40
      Hagen, Vassals
10 'Glad times have come' 3:04
      Vassals, Hagen
     
      Scene 4
11 'Welcome, Gunther!' 3:50
      Vassals, Gunther
12 'I greet you, noble friend' 4:51
      Gunther, Vassals, Siegfried, Brünnhilde, Hagen
13 'A ring I saw upon your hand' 1:40
      Brünnhilde, Siegfried, Gunther
14 'Ha! - Siegfried stole it' 2:23
      Brünnhilde, Siegfried, Hagen, Gutrune, Vassals, Women
15 'Here in Walhall, mighty immortals!' 3:26
      Brünnhilde, Gunther, Women, Vassals
16 'Would you defile your name so lightly?' 4:08
      Siegfried, Brünnhilde, Vassals, Women, Gunther, Gutrune, Hagen
17 'Shing steel! Holiest weapon!' 3:15
      Siegfried, Brünnhilde, Vassals
18 'Gunther, look to your wife there' 6:08
      Siegfried
     
      Scene 5
19 'Dark, unholy powers lie here around me!' 3:20
      Brünnhilde
20 'Have trust in me, offended wife!' 2:55
      Hagen, Brünnhilde
21 'Can no weapon's point then pierce him?' 3:04
      Hagen, Brünnhilde, Gunther
22 'Deceived am I - and deceiver!' 2:15
      Gunther, Hagen
23 'He betrayed you' 3:10
      Brünnhilde, Hagen, Gunther
24 'Since this blow must be dealt her' 3:39
      Hagen, Gunther, Brünnhilde
      78:58
     
      COMPACT DISC FOUR
      Act III
1 Prelude 3:42
      Orchestra
     
      Scene 1
2 'Fair sunlight, shine on us in splendour' 2:23
      Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
3 'Fair sunlight, send to us the hero' 2:07
      Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
4 'A goblin led me astray' 1:45
      Siegfried, Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
5 'Siegfried, if we find your bear' 2:53
      Woglinde, Siegfried, Wellgunde, Flosshilde
6 'Why should I let them laugh and jeer?' 1:46
      Siegfried, Flosshilde, Woglinde, Wellgunde
7 'Siegfried! . . . Evil lies in that ring' 2:32
      Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde, Siegfried
8 'Siegfried! . . . Give heed to our words' 2:49
      Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde, Siegfried
9 'Come, sisters! Flee from this madman!' 4:20
      Woglinde, Wellgunde, Flosshilde, Siegfried
     
      Scene 2
10 'Hoiho!' 2:14
      Hagen, Vassals, Siegfried
11 'You drove the game away from us' 2:56
      Hagen, Siegfried
12 'Drink, Gunther, drink' 3:03
      Siegfried, Gunther, Hagen
13 'Mime was a hideous dwarf' (Siegfried's Narration@ 1:24
      Siegfried
14 'Now you must hear what happened next' 1:47
      Siegfried, Hagen, Vassals
15 'Ring and Tarnhelm - both I had found' 2:48
      Siegfried, Hagen, Vassals
16 'In grief I watched the branches above' 6:00
      Siegfried, Hagen, Gunther, Vassals
      44:33
     
      COMPACT DISC FIVE
1 'Brünnhilde! Holiest bride!' 4:21
      Siegfried
2 Siegfried's Funeral March 8:01
      Orchestra
     
      Scene 3
3 'Was that his horn?' 3:45
      Gutrune
4 'Ah, if Siegfried were back!' 3:21
      Gutrune, Hagen, Gunther
5 'Cast not the blame on me' 2:36
      Gunther, Hagen
6 'Peace with your cries of useless lament!' 2:05
      Brünnhilde, Gutrune
7 'Poor creature, peace!' 2:44
      Brünnhilde, Gutrune
8 'Sturdy branches, building his pyre' 2:57
      (Brünnhilde's Immolation)
      Brünnhilde
9 'The sun in radiance shines from his eyes' 2:38
      Brünnhilde
10 'O you, you guardians' 4:26
      Brünnhilde
11 'My heritage I claim from the hero' 3:06
      Brünnhilde
12 'Fly home, you ravens!' 1:41
      Brünnhilde
13 'Grane, my horse!' 2:31
      Brünnhilde
14 'Give back the ring!' 5:27
      Hagen
      49:40
     
 Alberto Remedios tenor - Siegfried
 Norman Welsby baritone - Gunther
 Aage Haugland bass - Hagen
 Derek Hammond-Stroud baritone - Alberich
 Rita Hunter soprano - Brünnhilde
 Margaret Curphey soprano - Gutrune
 Katherine Pring mezzo-soprano - Waltraute
      Norns
 Anne Collins contralto - First Norn
 Gillian Knight mezzo-soprano - Second Norn
 Anne Evans soprano - Third Norn
      Rhinemaidens
 Valerie Masterson soprano - Woglinde
 Shelagh Squires mezzo-soprano - Wellgunde
 Helen Attfield contralto - Flosshilde
      Chorus: Vassals and Women
 English National Opera Chorus
 English National Opera Orchestra
 Reginald Goodall
 Recorded in:
 London Coliseum
      live; 6, 13 & 27 August 1977
 Producer(s)
 John Mordler
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Robert Gooch
 Stuart Eltham
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24 Bit Remaster

Home : Classical Music Special Offers [Competitions] : Search [Browse : Catalogue : Advanced] : Your Account
Contact [Email Us : Call Us : Write To Us] :
Help [Troubleshooting : How To Order : Music Licensing.]
: The Site Map : Web Links: Complete Listing
: :